Alex Mitchell Director Young Brits Network Saint Line House Mount Stuart Square Cardiff, South Glamorgan

CF10 5LR, United Kingdom Tel : +44 (0) 7810896988 E-mail : mynameisalex Web :
Alex Mitchell is the Co-founder and Director of Young Brits Net work (a social enterprise focus ed on prompting the views and interests of young entrepreneurs from Brit ain internationally). He is the Head of Influencer Relations at the Institute of Directors (Europe's largest professional body for company directors ). He is also the current UK President of the G20 Young Entrepreneurs Alliance (a global net work of young ent repreneurs and the organisations that support them) and he is the current Vice President of the European Confederation of Young Entrepreneurs (t he major association of young entrepreneurs throughout Europe). Alex has also recently co-founded Kit Us Out, a charity setup by four London 2012 Olympic & Paralympic volunt eers (Games makers) to get key kit to disabled athletes from developing countries that can‟t afford or don‟t have a kit sponsor. In addition to these roles Alex is an Ambassador for Global Entrepreneurship Week (t he world‟s largest celebration of entrepreneurship) and he is a member of the steering committee for the Commonwe alth Secretariats Youth Programme (engaging and empowering young people from 54 countries to enhance their contribution to development). Previous rec ent roles Alex has held include being a member of the External Advisory Board of „vInspired‟ (the UK national y outh volunteering charity), a business representative on UK Trade and Invests Asia Task Force (the UK governments agency helping business to export ) and a member of the India UK JE TCO. Prior t o taking up his role at the Institute of Directors Alex w orked at the Confederation of British Industry (one of Europe‟s leading independent employers ' organisation, representing over 250,000 public and private sector organisations ).

Anupama Arya National Chairman, Young Indians & Managing Director, Hatch Fund Co Founder, Angel Investors Consortium SCO 170-172, Sector 17-C Chandigarh – 160 017 Tel : +91 172 3042000 Fax : +91 172 3042030 Email : Web : Anupama is a serial entrepreneur, investor, business executive, tech nologist, and ment or. Anupama is National Chairman of CII – Young Indians, Managing Director of Hatch Fund; Managing Director of Hatch Incubators; and, Co -founder of Angel Investors Consortium; Anupama is Aspen Fellow under the India Leadership Initiative; t he recipient of the Athena India Leadership A ward; Rot ary International Young Achievers Award; “A ward for Excellence - Women Entrepreneur” by Soft ware Tec hnology Parks of India, Ministry of Information Technology, Government of India; and “All India Outstanding Woman Ent repreneur for the year A ward” by the Electronics and Computer Soft ware Export Promotion Council, Ministry of Information and Technology, Government of India. As an entrepreneur, she founded and led 3 companies in India and Silicon Valley. Before starting on the entrepreneurial career, Anupama led many Software Development and Arc hitecture initiatives at Lucent Technologies and Synoptics / Bay Networks. Widely traveled, Anupama has spoken at a number of industry events, symposium an d standard body meetings worldwide. Anupama has been profiled in a number of media articles and has been featured on CNB C “Young Turks” program. Anupama is actively involved as Member of t he CII National Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) Council; Member of the CII International Policy Council: and, Board Member of Athena Foundation – an international organization focused on women leadership Anupama has taught topics on advanc ed communication technologies at UC Berkeley and S an Jose State Universities. A nupama has a Bachelor in Electronics and Communic ation Engineering and a M.S. in Computer Science.

Ashishkumar Chauhan Managing Director & CEO BSE Ltd (Formerly Bombay Stock Exchange Limited)

Floor 15, P J Towers, Dalal Street Mumbai 400 001
Tel Fax Email Web : +91 22 2272 8045/8055 : +91 22 2272 3457 : :

Ashish works as the MD & CEO of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), Asia‟s first stock exchange. st th BSE is ranked 1 in the world in terms of number of stocks listed, 5 in the world in terms of number th of trades per day and 9 in the world in terms of market capitalization. Ashish also serves on the Board of Directors of Indian Clearing Corporations Limited (ICCL), Central Depository Services Limited (CDSL), United Stock Exchange of India Limited (USE), Bank of India Shareholding Limited (BOISL), BSE Training Institute Limited (BTI) and Marketplace Technologies Limited. Ashish set up and operated NSE‟s equities and derivatives markets from 1994 to 2000. Due to his work in setting up modern exchange traded financial derivatives in Indian markets at NSE from 1995 onwards, he is known as the „Father of Derivatives‟ in Indian markets. He set up India‟s first commercial satellite telecom network in 1994 ad was also involved in conceptualisation of National Securities Clearing Corporation (NSCCL) and National Securities Depository Limited (NSDL). From 2000-2009, Ashish worked as the Group Chief Information Officer (CIO) of the Reliance group. In addition to his responsibilities at Reliance Industries Limited (RIL, the flagship company of Reliance group), Ashish was involved in setting up Information Technology for Reliance Communications, Reliance Retail, Reliance Oil and Gas, Reliance Life Sciences and sev eral other businesses within Reliance group. Ashish was ranked amongst the top 50 CIOs in the world by several magazines and institutions from 2005-2009. Ashish has won several International and Indian awards in providing the best IT solutions for different industries he has worked for including stock markets, petrochemicals, telecommunications etc. He also served as the CEO of Mumbai Indians – whilst having started his career with Industrial Development Bank of India (IDBI) as a Project Finance Officer (1991-93). Ashish holds a B Tech in Mechanical Engineering from IIT Bombay (1989) and PGDM from IIM Calcutta (1991). Ashish has made contributions to many books, newspapers, magazines and journals on the subject of Information technology, market microstructure, financial sector policies, automation of markets, creation of indices etc. He and his writings are widely quoted in magazines, academic journals and trade journals in India and abroad.

Bhairavi Jani Director SCA Group 201 Navratan Building 69, P D'Mello Road Mumbai - 400 009. India. Tel : +91 22 2348 2640 Email : Web :

Bhairavi is a fourth generation entrepreneur and a Director at SCA Group of Companies founded in 1896 by her great-grandfather. She has a Bachelor of Science in Business with Magna Cum Laude from Miami University, Ohio, USA. Post her graduation in 1999, she worked with KPMG Consulting in Washington D.C. SCA Group of Companies undertake activities in port, shipping, customs clearance, warehous ing, service contracting, freight forwarding, logistics infrastructure building and management, air cargo, supply chain consultancy and IT. In 2005, after completing the MyGlobe Executive Education Programme at INSEAD in France, she moved into the role of the Director for all the companies under the SCA Group. Bhairavi‟s role as Group Director allows her to work with multiple teams from various companies of the group. She provides them strategic and operational guidance and is in-charge of new projects, joint ventures and strategic alliances for the entire group. In March 2011, she took 18 months out of her business to lead the India@75 efforts full time. Her role as the Executive Director was to develop, implement and institutionalize a delivery framework for India@75 while collaborating with the Government, Industry, Civil Society and Citizens at large. The agenda and delivery framework is now institutionalized as a public trust and post her full time assignment, Bhairavi continues to be a founding trustee of the India@75 Foundation Trust. She is the Past National Chairman of Young Indians; Charter Member The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE); Member of Beta Gamma Sigma, the Business Honor society, USA; Founding Member, Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals USA, India Roundtable, Member of the Asoka Support Network (ASN), Fellow, India Leadership Initiative of the Aspen Global Leadership Network and Member, BMW Quandt, Young Leaders Forum She has been listed as the 30 most Powerful Women in India by the India Today publication in 2010; profiled as Stree Shakti (Woman Power) person by CNBC Awaaz and featured as a Young Turk by CNBC TV 18. She has been listed as one of the 10 women exemplars by the Hindustan Times, Mumbai; Business Today Magazine featured her as the Supply Chain Maven and Bhairavi is the recipient of the prestigious CII President‟s Award 2010-2011 for her contribution to Young Indians. In her spare time Bhairavi likes to read, write, listen to music, dance and swim. She is a trained classical dancer and continues to pursue her interests in that sphere. She enjoys going on treks and rafting and mountaineering are her passion.

Damien Chua Chief Executive Officer JD Resources Ltd D3A07 Kelana Square Jalan SS7/26, Selangor. Petaling Jaya, 47301, Malaysia. Tel : +603 7880 7200 Fax : +603 7880 6200 Email : Web :

Damien Chua is the Chief Executive Officer of JD Resources Ltd and is a RMIT University Executive MBA. He is into Metal and mining business including Zinc, Zinc Alloy, Lead, Lead Alloy and Coal. He is not only a product supplier, but also a solution provider for price fixing, logistics and financing. Has presence in 8 Asia countries and one of the largest zinc alloy suppliers in South East Asia and is now entering the India market. He is responsible to put the metal to the market and ensuring capture and maintain leading market share. His company is the agent to Nyrstar AG, the world‟s largest zinc alloy producer, marketing partner to Hindustan Zinc Ltd (world‟s 2nd largest zinc producer) in 2012 and significantly increase HZL presence in South East Asia. He is the Asia Pacific Development Officer in JCI and is very active on international youth development project. He is also active in Malaysia‟s Penang state youth education program. His interests include reading, travelling, golf and scuba diving.

Devita Saraf Chief Executive Officer Vu Technologies (P) Ltd Zenith Grande 30 MIDC, Central Road Andheri (East) Mumbai- 400 093. India Tel : +91 22 2836 6030 / 2837 7300 Fax : +91 22 2836 4859 Email : devita@technologies. vu Web : www.technologies. vu Devita Saraf is Chief Executive Officer of Vu Technologies. Devita completed her schooling at Queen Mary‟s School an d H R College in Mumbai and moved to USA t o continue her studies at the University of Southern California, where she attained a Bachelor of B usiness Management degree with a specialization in Marketing. Additionally, Devit a has also completed a course in Game Theory and St rategic Thinking from the London School of Economics and one in Management in Technology from University of California, Berkeley. Devita started her career at the early age of 16 when she when she started training under her father at Zeni t h Computers. She later went on to become the Director of Marketing for Zenith at the age of 21. While at Zenith, she was responsible for the successful launc h strategy for several new products that the company brought to market. In 2006, Devita launc hed Vu Technologies, India‟s leading purveyor of luxury in the LCD and LED television s egment. Over the years, Devita has helped Vu Technologies develop a product range that includes Intelligent TVs, Waterproof LCDs, Car TVs and touch-screen products and has adeptly steered V u Technologies to claim its place at the fore-front of technology innovations by superbly marrying tec hnology wit h luxury. In a short span of time V u Technologies has evolved into luxury technology brand that has won hearts of consumers in India and across the globe. Over the course of her career, Devita has amassed many awards and accolades. At the age of 26, she won Zee TV‟s Youngest Achiever Award; at 29, named the Indo-American Society‟s Most Outstanding Woman Entrepreneur. She is also the y oungest businesswoman on India Today‟s list of 25 Most Powerful Women in India. Additionally, Devita is deeply involved with policy making and various economic issues facing corporat e India through professional trade organizations such as BCCI and CII, amongst others. Devita also has with varied interests in the arts – she is a trained Indian classical dancer, takes an active interest in drama, is an expert at the Ikebana style of bonsai and has also has experience in jewelry design. A dditionally, Devita regularly pens an op-ed column for the online version of the Wall Street Journal and is a member of the international hi -IQ society Mensa.

Dinesh Awasthi Director Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India Via Ahmedabad Airport & Indira Bridge Beside Apollo Hospitals, Village BHAT P.O. BHAT, Ahmedabad - 382 428 Gujarat, India Tel : +91 79 2396 9157 Fax : +91 79 2396 9160 Email : Web :

Prof. Dinesh Awasthi, an Economist by training, is Director, Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India (EDI), Ahmedabad. Prof Awasthi has over 50 research papers and six books, besides a number of research studies on SMEs and Entrepreneurship, to his credit. He teaches entrepreneurship, strategic ma nagement and fundamentals of social development. Areas of his professional interest include evaluation studies, development and growth of micro, small and medium enterprise (SMEs), cluster development, strategies for poverty alleviation and employment creation and non-government organizations. Prof Awasthi was a Member of the Working Group on Small Scale Industries for the XI Five -Year Plan, Government of India; Member of the Working Group on Growth Poles, National Commission on Informal/Unorganised Sector Enterprises, Government of India and National Committee on Small Scale Industries set up by Confederation of Indian Industr y (CII). Currently, he is a Member of the Core Group on Urban Poverty, Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation, Government of India, Member of the National Advisory Committee on Incubators, Department of Science and Technology, Government of India, etc. Besides, he is Member of the Governing Boards of Maharashtra Centre for Entrepreneurship Development, Maharashtra, Institute of Entrepreneurship Development, Lucknow, U.P. and Jammu & Kashmir EDI, Srinagar, CII Gujarat State Council and SAVE Enterprises Pvt. Ltd., Ahmedabad. Dr Awasthi has also worked as a consultant to several UN agencies like ILO, UNIDO, UNDP and other international bodies like WS Atkins, UK and DFID, UK. He has extensively travelled across the globe in connection with various professional assignments.

R Gopalakrishnan Director Tata Sons Limited Bombay House 24, Homi Mody Street, Fort Mumbai 400 001-India Tel : +91 22 6665 8016 Fax : +91 22 6665 8017 Email : Web :

R Gopalakrishnan (Gopal to his friends) has been a professional manager for 45 years from 1967 onwards: 31 years in Unilever and 14 years in TATA. He had served in Jeddah as Chairman of Unilever Arabia, in Bangalore as Managing Director of Brooke Bond Lipton India, and finally as Vice Chairman of Hindustan Lever. Currently, he is Director, Tata Sons Ltd. He is the chairman of Tata Auto-Component Systems and Rallis India, the vice chairman of Tata Chemicals, and is a director of Tata Power and Tata Technologies. He is an independent director on the boards of Akzo Nobel India and Castrol India. He studied physics at St Xavier‟s Calcutta, engineering at IIT Kharagpur and attended the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School. He is the Past President of All India Management Association. In 2007, his first book, “The Case of the Bonsai Manager: Lessons for Managers on Intuition”, was published by Penguin India. In 2010, his second book entitled “When the penny drops: Learning what is not taught” was published by Penguin India followed by Hindi and Tamil editions. In 2012, his third book “What the CEO really wants from you: the 4 A’s for Managerial Success” was published by Harper Collins India. He has delivered guest lectures and written articles; designed and taught an unusual course entitled LWNT-Learning What’s Not Taught at Tata Management Training Centre in Pune, Indian Institute of Management in Ahmedabad, Great Lakes Institute of Management in Chennai and other institutions.

Hafimi bte Abdul Haadii @ Frances M. C. Lo Director / Shareholder – LVK Group of Companies Hafimi bte Abdul Haadi @ Frances is a third generation entrepreneur which started as a small company by her paternal grandfather and has over thirty years grown into a group of companies, with diverse interests from travel services, interior design and trading to international trade, project management and integrated initiative projects. She spent her early education in St Andrew’s School, Brunei Darussalam and Papakowphai Elementary School, New Zealand. Her secondary education continued at Geelong Grammar School, Australia and she continued her tertiary education at Deakin University where she attained a Bachelor of Arts in Architecture and a Bachelor of Architecture with First Class Honours. She was very active in sports at both school and university levels and served as a Liason Officer and Overseas Student Representative in the Executive Council for the Deakin University Overseas Student Service at Deakin University in 1994. During the course of her secondary and tertiary education, she gained valuable architectural experience in Buchan Liard & Bawden, in Geelong, Victoria and Whinney MackayLewis Partnership, London, United Kingdom. She was presented with an award in 1994 by the Victorian Ambulance Service for a design competition. In 1998, after spending more than 10 years in Australia, she returned to Brunei to apprentice and train in various position in several companies and was confirmed in the position of Executive Director for LO International Sdn Bhd in 2000. She has participated in many turnkey projects undertaken by LO International Sdn Bhd and Syarikat Perusahaan Gunong Intan Sdn Bhd in Brunei Darussalam. She is a Director / Shareholder on the boards of LO International Sdn Bhd, Syarikat Perusahaan Gunong Intan Sdn Bhd, Mas Sugara Travel Services Sdn Bhd and The Jag Shop. She is a founding member of the Young Entrepreneurs Association of Brunei (YEAB) in 2000 and is its current President (2012-2013). She serves as YEAB’s Co-ordinator for the ASEAN China Young Entrepreneurs Association (ACYEA) since 2008. She was nominated as Brunei Darussalam’s member to APEC Business Advisory Council (ABAC) in March 2012.

Ishtiaq Alam Director Ananta Group 4th Floor, House 20, Road 99, Gulshan -2 Dhak a 1212, Bangladesh Tel : +88 02 881 0617-8 Fax : +88 02 861 5738 Email : Web :

Ishtiaq Alam is a Director at Ananta Group, a leading and fast growing full service apparel manufacturing company based in Banglades h. He earned his Bachelor Degrees in Mat hematics and Physics from the University of Pennsylvania and a Masters Degree in Engineering (MSE ) in Computer and Information Science also from the University of Pennsylvania in 1998 and 1999, respectively. Ananta Group is a leading apparel manufacturing business based in Bangladesh established in 1991. The c ompany employs 14,000 people across 7 production units and will employ 20,000 people by 2014. Currently, it produces 20 million units of Denim and Non-Denim bottoms annually and has joint venture investment in manufacturing Men‟s Formal Suits, Metal Buttons and accessories, and heavy knits (sweaters). Ananta‟s customers include global retail brands like The GAP, Old Navy, H&M, Jack and Jones, Next, Oshkosh/Carters, Only etc. Alam worked in the US at Sun Microsystems Inc and Deloitte Consulting LLP for eight years prior to joining Ananta as a P artner and B oard Member. At Ananta, he is actively involved with several business units including Sales and Marketing, Research and Development, Information Technology, in planning and steering business growth. He has thirteen years of Management Consultin g and Industry ex perience in the Financial Services, Insuranc e, Textile / Apparel and Retail sectors. Prior t o working at A nanta, Mr. Alam was based out of Deloitte Consulting LLP‟s New York headquarters in the capacity of a Manager where he was responsible for assisting leading Insurance companies, Wall Street Investment banks and Apparel/Retail clients implement management consulting projects spanning corporate strategy design, program management, developing and enhancing business processes and project implementation, among others. In his leisure time, he is actively involved with his alumni matter freshman / transfer student rec ruitment at Penn, likes to travel, read and is involved with organizations promoting corporate social responsibilities and comm unity outreach programs.

Katherine Ellis Director, Youth Affairs Commonwealth Secretariat Marlborough House, Pall Mall London SW1Y 5HX United Kingdom Tel : +44 (0) 207 747 6463 Fax : +44 (0) 207 747 6549 Email : Web: :

Katherine is the Director and Head of Youth Affairs, Commonwealth Secretariat. She has over 20 years‟ diverse experience in roles across the private, public and civil society sectors and a unique blend of expertise in youth-led social impact, youth enterprise, and youth leadership and volunteering, combined with organisational leadership and development, and cross -sectoral collaboration. Katherine joined the Commonwealth Secretariat as Director and Head of Youth Affairs in March 2012. Her first career in international business provided an excellent basis for a successful transition into social impact, and she has successfully led, transformed, created and advised a number of youth development focused civil society organisations. The Youth Affairs Division of the Commonwealth Secretariat, established in 1973 and known internationally as the Commonwealth Youth Programme, supports member governments in the development and implementation of policy and programmes for the social, political and economic empowerment of their young people aged 15–29. “Through working with young people in environments of empowerment and participation, I have a genuine appreciation for the greatness that is in every young person. I am deeply committed to opening up possibilities for young people to fulfill their potential, and use their energy and talents to make major contributions in the world. When young people are empowered, respected and resourced, they become assets to their societies, and can achieve extraordinary things.” An Australian citizen, Katherine holds a Master in Public Administration from the Harvard Kennedy School, a Master in e-Business, a Bachelor of Commerce, and a Diploma of Youth Work.

Khadija Mushtaq Executive Director & CEO Roots School System / Roots Ivy International Schools DHA Phase 1 Campus 1st Avenue, Phase 1, Sector A Islamabad – 44000, Pakistan Tel : +92 51 5788380-3 Fax : +92 51 5788129 Email : Web :

Khadija Mushtaq has completed her Masters Degree in Economics from Quaid-e-Azam University (QAU), Islamabad, Pakistan. Roots School System is a private educational institution of international standards with its future oriented broad based curriculum and its affiliations with the Edexel International, UK and Cambridge International Examinations for O-levels, IGCSE, AS-level, A-level and the University of London for the Undergraduate program. The institute currently has 16,000 students nationwide, having one of the largest entries for ‘O’ and ‘A’-level each year. It’s also amongst the pioneering institutions of the IGCSE. Furthermore, Roots is the only institution presently in the country offering AICE Diploma of the Cambridge International Examinations for ‘A’ and ‘AS’ level students and is the affiliate centre for the University of London International programs. With a rich history of glorious high achievement world records, it has become one of the most easily recognizable academic institutions of the world. The institutions have increased the level and exposure of Pakistani students and sent them to international platforms which enable them to compete in the global world today. Students from ‘Roots’ can be found working in places like the silicon valley, World Bank, Microsoft etc. Its association with ‘PLAN International’ working on ‘Girl Child Education’ has been instrumental in contributing to society. Khadija possess a deep passion for human development and a strong love for nature and the environment and in future studies and globalization. All her efforts in the field of education have been to forge unity in diversity by developing a culture of peace, tolerance and understanding between all cultures, religions and countries.

Luca G. Donelli Executive (New Market Development) & Sherpa of Italian Delegation, Confindustria YE, G20 YEA Euros S.r.l. – Holding Company of Donelli Group Via F.lli Cervi, 7 Legnano (MI), Italy - 20025 Tel : +39 0331 408503 Fax : +39 0331 408666 Email : Web :

Luca G. Donelli is now 30 and is responsible for new markets development at Euros, holding company of Donelli Group. He is also Sherpa of Italian Delegation of Confindustria Young Entrepreneurs at G20 YEA. He holds a bachelors degree in BA in International Economics and Management and a MS in General Management at Bocconi University of Milan, both with honours. In 2008, as a result of a mix of sense of responsibility and willingness to have a riskier, but more rewarding life, Luca joined the family business. He is now contributing to reposition the Donelli Group into an international player in the business of coating application, insulation, fire -proofing, maintenance & finishing services for industrial and civil construction projects. Since 1911, the Donelli Group mission is to protect (i.e. against corrosion, fire) and enhance the value of any asset (i.e. industrial sites, petrochemical plants, power generation facilities, offshore platforms, buildings and civil engineering projects). Within the company, he manages financial and administrative aspects related to international projects. He is also introducing and promoting the introduction of innovative energy saving services and more environmentally friendly technologies. With this aim, he started a division dedicated to provide Blygold/Thermoguard anti-corrosion technologies and solutions for the Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning market, which generated approx €1m turnover in 2012. Luca is an active member of Confindustria Young Entrepreneurs. He is the sherpa of the Italian delegation at the G20 Young Entrepreneurs‟ Alliance. He has recently contributed to the nd organization of the 2 G20 YEA Leadership Assembly held in Capri. Prior to this important task, he was also involved in the creation of the MAME YE Network, the Mediterranean, African and Middle East Young Entrepreneurs Associations‟ Network. He is also the President of the steering committee of young entrepreneurs at Confindustria Alto Milanese Chapter. Luca has always been involved in sport activities at a fairly high level for what concerns sailing (winning in 2006 two double-handed long range regattas in the Mediterranean Sea and ranking fifth at the 2012 Topper-ISO Eurocup, a double-handed skiff), skiing and team sports (indoor soccer and basketball). The above have taught him how to be part of and lead a group to accomplish high standard teamwork.

M Maheshwar Rao IAS Commissioner for Industrial Development and Director of Industries & Commerce No.49, 2nd Floor, Khanija Bhavan (South Wing) Race Course Road Bangalore 560 001 Tel : +91 80 2238 6796 Fax : +91 80 2238 9909 Email : Web :
Mr Maheshwar Rao graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Maths, Economics and Statisics from the Osmania University. He later went on to do a Master’s in economics with focus on econometrics and growth from the University of Hyderabad. He has held several administrative posts in the State of Karnataka. Presently, he is the Commissioner for Industrial Development and Director of Industries and Commerce and is mainly responsible for policy formulation, trade development and industrialisation of the State of Karnataka across various spectrums of investments, sectors and regions. Mr Maheshwar has occupied this post since June 2011. Earlier, he was the Special Commissioner of the Bangalore City Corporation and has handled issues pertaining to approval of building plans, infrastructure in the city, and urban renewal in cities. Mr Rao has had the distinction of having handled delegation visits of the Mayor of San Francisco as part of the San Francisco sister city programme in late 2009. He has also been the Deputy Commissioner in Dakshina Kannada & Mandya districts in Karnataka. As the head of the district, he was responsible for all administrative matters. As deputy commissioner, he had evolved a rehabilitation and resettlement policy for around 500 families affected by industrial land acquisition for a Government sponsored Special economic Zone project where around $ 5 billion of investment is proposed, in Mangalore. Prior to that, he had worked as the Joint Managing Director, Karnataka State Urban Infrastructure and Finance Corporation, where he was responsible for the preparation of a project for the ADB Assisted Urban sector initiative and for the negotiation of $ 200 million loan. He was also appointed as the Deputy Commissioner and District Magistrate of Belgaum & Hassan where, as administrator, he oversaw the successful turnaround of a sugar factory. He has also worked as an arbitrator to successfully resolve issues relating to compensation for lands acquired for national highways. As Chief Executive Officer of Gulbarga Zilla Panchayat, he started the process of participatory planning which was initiated in order to provide more responsibilities to the Gram Panchayat. He launched the World Bank assisted water supply projects for Gram panchayats which involved active village level participation especially with regard to generation of household contributions to fund part of the capital cost. Apart from his career interests, he happens to be an active sportsperson. He shares an avid interest in traveling, adventure, fitness as also literature.

Maheshwar Sahu, IAS Principal Secretary (Industries & Mines) Industries & Mines Department, Government of Gujarat rd Block No.5, 3 Floor, Sachivalaya, Gandhinagar – 382 010 Tel: 079 23250701/03 Fax: 079 23250844 Email: Web: Mr Sahu joined the Indian Administrative Service in 1980. After working in various field positions & Corporations for more than 13 years, he worked for more than five years for the Government of India, in the ministry of Industry, dealing with various policy-related issues. Mr Sahu has handled the work of Earth-Quake reconstruction and also worked as Industries Commissioner for a period of about 3 years. After a brief stint in the Ministry of Environment & Forests as Joint secretary, Mr Sahu took up an assignment at the UN as Director of an International Technology Centre. Mr Sahu worked as Joint secretary in the Department of Telecom, (GoI) for about 4 years. Before taking over his current assignment as Principal Secretary (Industries & Mines), Government of Gujarat, Mr Sahu had held the position of Vice Chairman & Managing Director of Gujarat Industrial Development Corporation (GIDC), Gandhinagar.

R Mukundan Deputy Chairman, CII Western Region Managing Director, Tata Chemicals Ltd Bombay House 24, Homi Mody Street, Fort Mumbai 400 001. India Tel : +91 22 6665 7411 Fax : +91 22 6665 8134 Email : Web : R Mukundan, Managing Director of Tata Chemicals Limited, joined Tata Administrative Service in 1990, after completion of MBA from FMS, Delhi University . He is an Engineer Alumnus of Havard Business School, London. During his 22 year c areer with Tata Group, h e has held various res ponsibilities including Strategy & Business Development, Corporate Quality, Corporate Planning, Projects etc across the Chemical, Automotive and Hospitality sectors of the Tata Group. He has been on the Executive Committees of various industry forums including Indian Chemical Council, Automotive Component Manufacturers Association, Alkali Manufacturers Association of India, The Council of EU Chambers of Commerce in India, Bombay Chamber of Commerc e & Industry and currently is the Deputy Chairman of the Western Region Council, Confederation of Indian Industry. from IIT, Roorkee and an

Murali Kallummal Associate Professor Centre for WTO Studies Indian Institute of Foreign Trade B-21, Qutab Institutional Area IIFT Bhawan New Delhi – 110016. India Tel : +9111 2656 3321 Fax : + 9111 2692 0893 Email :, Web :

Dr Murali Kallummal has been working at the Centre for WTO Studies (CWS), New Delhi in the capacity of Associate Professor. He has been working in this capacity at the CWS since 2003. He has completed his Ph.D. in Economics (with specialisation in Corporate Financing) in 1999 from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. The Centre for WTO Studies was set up in the year 2002 to be a permanent repository of knowledge and documentation related to WTO negotiations and other trade agreements. It was also envisaged that the Centre would evolve into a research unit with interest in trade in general and WTO in particular to finally develop into an independent think tank in the area. Over the years, the Centre has conducted a robust research programme with a series of Working Papers and Occasional Papers in all spheres of interest at the WTO. The CWS has been regularly called upon by the Government of India to undertake research and provide independent analytical inputs to help it develop positions in its various trade negotiations, both at the WTO and other forums such as Preferential and Free Trade Agreements and Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreements. He has been performing activities which are mainly in the nature of research with occasional specialised lectures on market access issues in Regional Trade Agreements (RTAs) and the WTO. He has a number of national and international publications to his credit and has also been collating and preparing the web portal on non-tariff measures like the Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures (SPS) and Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) since 2003. This database provides a detailed understanding on trade linkages of all the WTO notifications made under the SPS and TBT committees of the WTO. He has also authored reports based on stakeholder consultations with representatives of industrial clusters identified by the CWS (related to the fourteen Sectoral negotiations of August 2008 draft text). As part of his job, he has been providing inputs for the negotiators and preparing them with answers for queries under the Specific Trade Concern on SPS and TBT measures of India. He has participated in 43 outreach, training and stakeholder consultations undertaken by the CWS & Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) at the national and international level.

Narayan Jaisingh Chair, Young Indians (Mumbai Chapter) Confederation of Indian Industry 105, Kakad Chambers, 1 st Floor 132 Dr Annie Besant Road Worli Mumbai – 400 018. India Tel : +91 22 24931790 Fax : +91 22 24945831 Email :

Narayan Jaisingh has an Executive MBA Alumni from ITM and Southern New Hampshire University, and also a first class Engineering Graduate in Electronics and Telecommunication from the University of Nagpur. He also has many Management Development certifications to his credit viz. Six Sigma Green Belt certification from Tata Quality Management Servic es (TQMS) and Blue Ocean Strategy from Insead and the CII Centre of Excellence (CoE). A seasoned telecom professional, he has worked in various functions in the telecom domain putting his expertise in Product Management, Business Development, Business Process Management, Knowledge Management, Service Delivery and Training to excellent use, winning many awards in the process. Currently, he heads a Business Vertical for a leading telecommunication company. Under his leadership, Yi Mumbai partnered with premier management institutes to facilitate knowledge transfer on projects of social importance. Some of the key projects pioneered by him include the „CEO series‟, an interactive learning session with eminent industry leaders to share their experience in the corporate world with the Yi college students. Others include the Waste Optimization Project, a unique concept involving NGOs, Youth, Government and Corporates to re-engineer the solid waste collection process and optimizing the recycle value; and organizing Blood Donation camps in all Yi Nets involving reputed hospitals and colleges in a massive blood donation drive. He was part of the Indian Delegation to the G20 Young Entrepreneur Alliance (YEA) Summit in France during 2011. He is keen on setting up his own enterprise in the next few years and also enhancing the scope of his contribution to the society through participating in advocacy bodies that are empowered to bring in reforms. Being a travel enthusiast, he has traveled a lot and is keen on visiting each of the seven continents before 2020.

Naushad Forbes Director Forbes Marshall P B No: 29, Kasarwadi, Old Mumbai - Pune Road Pune: 411 034 Tel : +91 20 3985 8555 Fax : +91 20 2714 7413 Emai : Web :

Naushad Forbes is Director of Forbes Marshall, India's leading Steam Engineering and Control Instrumentation firm. He is the CEO of the Steam Engineering Companies within the group. He has also been a Consulting Professor at Stanford University in the Program in Science, Technology and Society from 1987 to 2004 and developed courses in Technology and Policy in newly industrialized countries and the Management of Technology in Firms in Newly Industrialized Countries. He received his Bachelor‟s and Master's Degrees from Stanford University and his PhD in Industrial Engineering was on the Process of Technical Entrepreneurship in India, also from Stanford. His book, co-authored with David Wield, From Followers to Leaders: Managing Technology and Innovation in Newly Industrialising Countries, was published by Routledge in 2002. His recent papers include “Doing Business in India: What has liberalization changed?”, Working Paper No. 93, Center for Research on Economic Development and Policy Reform, Stanford University, 2001, “Pan Asia Conference: Focus on Economic Challenges” held at the Stanford Center for International Development from May 31-June 3, 2006 and “India‟s National Innovation System-What‟s new, What‟s Old, What do we really know”, Mont Pelerin Society Tokyo, September 2008, Japan Naushad is on the boards of Godrej Industries Limited and the Godrej Family Board, Kirloskar Oil Engines Ltd, Tata AutoComp Ltd (TACO), Board of Governors National Institute of Industrial Engineering (NITIE), Mumbai, Ruby Hall Clinic Pune, Jump Associates LLC, California, USA, Stanford Alumni Association, Advisory Council Indian Institute of Technology Bombay and Vishwakarma Institute of Technology, Pune and Member of the Steering Committee on Industry for the Twelfth Five Year Plan Naushad also Chairs several commissions in the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and was the Chairman of CII Western Region for the year 2009-10.

Nilesh Vani Executive Vice President & Chief of Strategy and IT Aptech Ltd Aptech House, A-65, MIDC Marol, Andheri East Mumbai. India Tel : +91 22 28272300 Fax : +91 22 28272408 Email : Web : Nilesh Vani is the Chief Strategy & IT Officer at Aptech. He brings more than 15 years of experience across various business lines of Aptech, strong analytical skills and keen intellect to his role as the head of Strategy & IT. A Metallurgical Engineer from IIT, Bombay and a management graduate from IIM, Bangalore, Nilesh has had an illustrious career spanning 23 years. Prior to joining Aptech, he has worked in organizations such as Blow Plast Limited, Femina Hygienical Products (Nigeria) and TVS Electronics. Nilesh has ably represented Aptech at various government and industry bodies such as Education Task Force of the Ministry of HRD, Government of India, CII, PHD-Chamber of Commerce and International CRM Conference 2000. He is a keen follower of business and social happenings across the world through the use of electronic media. He is a recipient of Institute Silver Medal awarded by IIT, Bombay in 1986 and Vidya Bharati Prize for 1987 awarded by Indian Institute of Metals, Calcutta. Nilesh has also been instrumental in Aptech winning APEX Excellence Award for Learning Services for two consecutive years in 2008-09 and 2009-10.

Nita Chowdhury Secretary (Y outh Affairs) Ministry of Youth A ffairs and Sports Government of India Shastri Bhawan, C - Wing, Dr Rajendra Prasad Road New Delhi -110 001. India Tel : +91 11 2338 2897 Fax : +91 11 2338 1898 Email :; Web :

Nita Chowdhury is from the 1977 batch of the Indian Administrative Service (IAS). Born in 1954, her academic credentials include a BA (Honours) degree as also an MA in Political Science. Ms Chowdhury also comes with an LLB qualification to go along with a doctorate in International Relations. She is presently holding the post of Secretary, Youth Affairs, of the Government of India. She had been posted earlier in Uttar Pradesh and some of her assignments have been in the capacity of District Magistrate of Jalon, Kanpur as also the Commissioner of Muradabad and Agra divisions, being in charge of four and seven divisions respectively. She then went on to hold the position of Principal Secretary handling the port folios of Industrial Development, Health and Taxation. Ms Chowdhury has also been Joint Secretary in the Department of Animal Husbandry under the aegis of the Ministry of Agriculture & Cooperation of the Government of India. She has also held the post of Social Welfare Commissioner handling various welfare schemes in this sector like pension, scholarship, minorities welfare, social empowerment, women and child development. Her areas of interest happen to be fisheries, animal husbandry, agriculture & allied sectors and skill development.

Paresh Parekh Partner, International Tax and Regulatory Services Ernst & Young Private Limited th 14 Floor, The Ruby, 29, Senapati Bapat Marg Dadar (West) Mumbai – 400 028, India Tel : +91 22 6192 1342 Fax : +91 22 6192 1000 Email : Web :
Paresh is a qualified Chartered Accountant and has over 13 years of post qualification experience, and 17 years of total experience. He is a Partner in the Tax & Regulatory Services Prac tice of Ernst & Young, India, focusing on the Infrastructure, Real Estate, Industrial & Consumer Products Sector. He joined E rnst & Young in 2001 and is based in the Mumbai office He has a wide range of experience in advising various large multinational c ompanies/Funds, on doing business in India and on various international tax, corporate tax, and regulat ory matters and has also advis ed large foreign companies on their tax efficient and regulatory compliant entry and set -up in India and exit He has also advised major Indian companies / business hous es in restructuring their operations, and structuring their expansion and funding plans / M&A / PE plans etc and on tax efficient modes of funding Indian operations, investment jurisdictions, documentation, agreements, mitigation of permanent establishment in India, structuring people movements into India, cash repatriation options, etc Ernst & Young is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advis ory servic es; has over 167,000 people worldwide based in 695 offices across 140 countries. n India, Ernst & Young has over 7,200 people, with 210 partners across 10 Locations and works across 4 Service Lines – Assurance, Tax and Regulatory Services, Transactions and Advis ory. It has deep industry experience and knowledge ac ross a range of sectors including: Asset management, Automotive, Banking and capital mark ets, Life Sciences, Consumer products, Insurance, Media & ent ertainment, Oil & gas, Real estate, Retail, Technology, Telecommunications & Utilities. Paresh has contributed various thought leadership articles in leading business dailies and has also addressed various seminars including organized by BCAS, International Fiscal Association, UK IB C, USIB C, ICA I, and other chambers. He is also regularly inter viewed by live TV media and quoted frequently by print media. He is also on the Managing Committee of Western Region Chapter of International Fiscal Association – India Branch

Paulius Kuncinas Regional Editor - Asia Oxford Business Group 131 Great Titchfield St London W1W 5BB United Kingdom Tel : +44 20 7403 7213 Fax : +44 173 026 0274 Email : Web :

Paulius Kuncinas is the Regional Editor, Asia Oxford Business Group that comprises in charge of editorial coverage in Brunei Darussalam, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Philippines, Mongolia and Papua New Guinea. He holds an M Phil degree in Russian and East European Studies from St Antony‟s College, University of Oxford with a B A honours in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from Trinity College, University of Oxford. He is also a frequent commentator and speaker at regional conferences on issues of national development plans, global competitiveness, foreign direct investment (FDI) and macroeconomic risks. Most recent focus of Paulius has been on ASEAN 2015 impact, energy and food security in South East Asia.

Rahul Mirchandani Founder President, CAAYE & Executive Director, Aries Agro Ltd Aries House, Plot No: 24 Deonar, Govandi (E) Mumbai – 400 088. India Tel : +91 22 25564052-53 Fax : +91 22 25564054 Email : Web :

Dr Rahul Mirchandani is the Executive Director of Aries Agro Limited, an Indian Multinational company in the business of manufacturing of micronutrients and specialty nutritional products for plants and animals. He has 12 years of rich and varied experience in areas that include marketing, sales promotion, public relations, marketing finance, strategy and corpora te communications. He holds a Doctorate in Management Studies from NMIMS University, Mumbai and his research focused on developing a demand forecasting framework for industries where the past is not representative of the future or where past data is unavailable or inaccurate. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and holds a Masters Degree in Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Canberra, Australia. A National Merit Scholar, Rahul has been a visiting faculty for Rural Marketing, Marketing Finance, Consumer Behaviour, Integrated Marketing Communication, Agribusiness Management, Entrepreneurship Management and Marketing Research at the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, the University of Bombay and at the NMIMS University, Mumbai. He was a lecturer in Marketing and Organizational Behaviour at the University of Canberra, Australia and has delivered sessions on Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the Oxford University, UK and has lectured at over 50 B-Schools in India. Rahul is a Past National Chairman of Young Indians, which is an integral part of the Confederation of Indian Industry. He has held several key positions within Yi and was the architect of Yi‟s Farmers Net program. He has served on the CII Agriculture, Innovation Council, International Policy and India@75 National Councils. He has been the National Chair for the Yi‟s Next Practices and chaired Yi‟s International Relations and Partnerships, playing a key role in connecting Yi with 28 Youth organisations globally. He was the President of the Indian Delegation at the G20 Young Entrepreneur Summit in France and the Chair of the G20 YEA Governance Committee. He is the Founding Chair of the Commonwealth-Asia Alliance of Young Entrepreneurs (CAAYE), has represented the Commonwealth at the International Labour Organisation and is the Chairman of the 1st CAAYE Young Entrepreneur Summit 2012. Recognized as one of the world‟s foremost achievers in his field, Rahul is listed in the Who‟s Who in the World 2013. He is also the recipient of the Bharat Ratna Rajiv Gandhi Yuva Shakti Award 2010 in recognition of outstanding achievements towards Youth Empowerment and Inclusive Growth.

Ramesh Dharmaji Chief General Manager Small Industries Development Bank of India MSME Development Centre C 11 G Block, BKC Mumbai – 400051. India Tel : +91 22 6753 7771 Fax : +91 22 6753 1202 Email : Web :

Ramesh Dharmaji is the country head of the loan facilitation initiative for MSMEs, started by SIDBI. This is a new activity of the bank aimed at supporting and encouraging youth entrepreneurship, handholding of existing MSMEs and creation of an ecosystem for expeditious sanction of credit to MSMEs. The bank has created a comprehensive website, or youth entrepreneurs that work through a network of knowledge partners and accredited consultants in the loan facilitation initiative.

Sandeep Aneja Founder & Managing Director Kaizen Management Advisors (P) Limited 202 Suraj Prakash CHS 86 Shankar Ghanekar Marg, Prabhadevi Mumbai - 400 025. India Tel : +91 22 6767 5757 Fax : +91 22 6767 5758 Email : sandeep.aneja@k Web : Sandeep is the Founder and Managing Director of the Kaizen Private Equity, India‟s first education focused private equity fund. He leads fund strategy, investment analysis, fund raising and relationship management with many of the Fund‟s clients and investors. He has 17 years of professional experience, which spans from consulting, operations leadership and investment management. Sandeep is a trained engineer having acquired his apprenticeship as a railway officer at Jamalpur Gymkhana and later on, graduated with a MS in Civil Engineering from the University of Delaware. During his undergraduate studies at Jamalpur, he designed, set up and operat ed an adult education program for factory workers and hospital staff for three years. Subsequent to an engineering consultancy stint, Sandeep moved to California and acquired an MBA from the Graduat e School of B usiness of Stanford University. Post graduation, he joined the vent ure capital industry where he was involved in a variety of successful transactions and start -ups including Bridgestream, Lassologic, Reconnex, GraniteE dge Net work, Clairmail, Xactly Corporation and others. Sandeep c urrently represents Kaizen on the Board of a company in distance education services segment in India. His passion is to work with ent repreneurs in building market leading companies.

Sanjay Singh Director (Corporate Finance) KPMG India Private Limited Lodha Excelus, Apollo Mills Compound, NM Joshi Marg, Mahalaxmi, Mumbai – 400011. India Tel : +91 22 30901840 Fax : +91 30902166 Email : Web : Sanjay Singh holds a B Tech from the Indian Institute of Technology (Varanasi) and a Masters in Business Administration from the Indian Institute of Management (Bangalore) He is currently the Director of Corporate Finance at KPMG where he advises clients on mergers and acquisitions, fund-raising as also strategic alliances-related services. KPMG is a global financial services organization with focus on audit, tax and advisory services. He is also a member of many industry associations. Among his personal interests include travelling, cricket and chess.

Sasha Mirchandani Founder & Managing Director Kae Capital 1105 Raheja Centre, Free Press Journal Marg, Nariman Point Mumbai - 400021. India Tel : +91 22 22024184 / 22021309 / 22021310 EMail : Web :

Sasha Mirchandani is Managing Director and Founder of Kae Capital and Co-founder Mumbai Angels and Bangalore Angels. Prior to this Sasha was at Blue Run Ventures as Managing Director for the India operations. Earlier, he was at Mirc Electronics (Onida) where he was Head of Corporate Affairs and new business. Prior to that, he was CEO and Founder of Imercius Technologies, a BPO focused on the healthcare space. He sits on the Boards of Hathway Cable and Datacom Limited, Fractal Analytics, Algorhythm Tech, Akasaka Electronics Limited, Mojo Entertainment Private Limited, Brightlifecare, FortunePay and Mumbai Angels Venture Mentors among others. Some of his investments include Inmobi, Myntra, Green Dust, Fractal Analytics, Healthkart, Cloudbyte etc. Sasha completed his Business Administration from Strayer University and MMDP program at IIM, Ahmedabad. He is a Charter Member at TiE Mumbai. He is also an Advisory Board member of Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International studies (SAIS) in India, Past President of Entrepreneurs Organisation (EO) Mumbai and is a member of the Mumbai Chapter of the Young Presidents Organisation (YPO).

Satish Jha Chairman OLPC India Foundation D 261, Sushant Lok Gurgaon 122009 Hary ana, India Tel : +1 301 841 7422 / +91 124 404 2424 Fax : +1 301 560 4909 Email : / Web :

Satish Jha is an investor and social ent repreneur and chairs Pinewood P artners. He is also the Founder Chairman of OLPC India Foundation with a mandate t o reach out to 250 million children who are growing up without access to computing. Jha has worked as a newspaper editor (Editor, Dinamaan, The Times Group and cofonder,Janasatta, The Indian Express Group), a global corporate executive with Ho ffmann-La Roche as Global Head of Information Technology Management for VFC Division and founded James Martin & Co and ME TA Group in India. He is also actively engaged with a number of social initiatives and founded, ment ored and seeded a couple dozen projects and organizations. He co-founded, DESI Power, Digital Partners India, Baramati Initiatives, eHealth-Care Initiatives among them, and has been associated with leading social entrepreneurship initiatives across Africa and Asia. Some of his projects won the Stockholm Challenge Award. He has lately been focusing at the intersection of technology, business strategies and public policy in the areas of universal access to education, healthcare and bridging the digital divide. He is a member of United Nations' GAID, Special Advisor to Kofi Annan Cent er and Chairs the Economic Opportunities Commission for the World IT Forum (WITFOR). He co -founded TiE-P une and served on the board of TiE Washington DC. He was also a Technology Adviser to Dr Manmoha n Singh, Prime Minister of India. Satish studied at The Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy, Kennedy School of Government, University of Maryland, EDHE C- Institute Theseus in France, and the Institute of Social Studies at The Hague and earned an MA in economics and an MBA in Strategy, Innovation and Information Technologies. He was a National Scholar in India, a Hubert Humphrey Fellow, Ford Fellow, Netherlands Fellow and was granted scholarships for management education by Franc e Telecom and B NP.

Shaffi Mather Economic Advisor to Chief Minister Room No. 160, 4th Floor, North Block Government Secretariat Thiruvananthapuram Tel : +91 471 2327994 Fax :+91 471 2333489 Email : Web :

Shaffi Mather was a successful young entrepreneur, who brought a family-run real estate business to the forefront of the local market before moving on to take major positions at two of India‟s largest communication corporations -- Essel Group and Reliance Industries. However, after a perilous ride to the hospital with his mother, he was forced to confront India‟s need for a dependable ambulance service. He left his career at Reliance and founded 1298 for Ambulance, a for-profit service with a sliding scale payment system that has revolutionized medical transport in Mumbai and Kerala. Mather is also a co-founder of Moksha-Yug Access, a microfinance instiution that operates in rural India, and The Education Initiative, which is involved in e-learning and in creating schools across India. In addition, Mather is a lawyer focusing on litigation in public interest -- battling for transparency in governance and use of public funds, human rights, civil rights and primacy of constitution. He is a TEDIndia Fellow. Today, Shaffi Mather is the Economic Advisor to the Chief Minister of Kerala overseeing the developmental agenda for the state of Kerala which is his passion.

Shankar Vanavarayar Joint Correspondent Kumaraguru College of Technology P B No – 2034 Coimbatore – 641 049. India Tel : +91 422 2661450 Fax : +91422 2669406 Email: : Web :

Shankar Vanavarayar is the Joint Correspondent of Kumaraguru College of Technology and Executive Director of Sakthi Auto Motors Ltd a part of the Sakthi Group based out of Coimbatore. He has a Bachelors Degree in Commerce from PSG Arts and Science College Coimbatore, MBA from the Cardiff University in the UK and a Masters in International Education Management from the University of Leeds UK. He plays various roles in 1.0 Billion USD Sakthi Group. With international exposure in education, he is able to bring a modern outlook into education and is also involved in strategic visioning process for the institutions. His main focus is to bring about a student centered approach in the institutions. Shankar Vanavarayar has been a part of Young Indians for the past 7 years playing various roles from chapter to national positions of Strategy, Communication and Events. He is passionate about the role of Young Indians in making the India of tomorrow. He is passionate about the heritage of the land and works for the cause of preservation through INTACH and The Vanavarayar Foundation founded by him to work in the areas of history, architecture, culture and heritage.

Sunil Dovedy President Adizes Institute Professional Services

6404 Via Real Carpinteria, Santa Barbara County Calfornia 93013 Tel : +1 805 565 2901 Fax : +1 805 565 0741 Email : Web :

Sunil Dovedy is the President of Adizes Institute Professional Services and he oversees the business operations of the Institute with special emphasis on program delivery and caring for the needs of current and new client members of Adizes. As a certified Adizes Principal Associate, he also delivers key modules of the Adizes Program. He is actively involved with and also served in the capacity of Executive Director of the Adizes Graduate School which has been established to Master‟s and Doctoral degrees in the study of Leadership and Change. Working closely with Dr Adizes for the past decade and with over 25 years experience in the high technology and information systems sector, Mr Dovedy brings to his work at the Adizes Institute a varied background in the Software, Manufacturing and Service industries. He has run global organizations and in dealt with fast changing environments. Just before joining the Institute, he successfully deployed the Adizes Program in his organization. This prior experience a nd his continuing work with client members of Adizes, both in the profit and non-profit arena have given him powerful insights into the key factors that are critical to successfully deploying the Adizes methodology in a variety of settings. Throughout his career, Mr Dovedy has continually been involved in the creation and management of high performance teams. With a continuing focus on driving the overall organization and key business units toward superior levels of achievement, some of his many successes include freeing the founding entrepreneurs of the organizational burden as it reaches a certain size and scale by shifting it to a professionally managed entity in an elegant and natural manner, achieving a four-fold increase in revenues and profits within five years without any dilution of equity. He also made initiatives in moving a global customer support organizations from a reactive stance to a knowledge centered proactive unit, in order to support a 40% annual business growth while gaining a 50% improvement in customer support satisfaction and simultaneously reducing support costs by 30%. As a graduate of Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, and the Institute of Technology, Varanasi, with an MBA and Bachelors in Electrical Engineering, Mr Dovedy combines significant business operations background with technical depth and breadth. This, coupled with keen customer orientation, enables him to contribute broadly to those he supports. He is married with three children and resides in California.

Syed Mahbubur Rahman Managing Director & CEO BRAC Bank Limited 1, GULSHAN AVENUE, GULSHAN 1 DHAKA 1212, BANGLADESH Tel: 880-2-9862050 Fax: 880-2-9841867 Email: Web:

In a banking career spanning over 2 decades, since 1988, Syed MahbuburRahman has worked at both credit and corporate lending, both local and multinationals, both public and private financing, and both banks and non-bank-financial institutions. An MBA from country‟s leading business school Institute of Business Administration (IBA), Mr Rahman started his career at Saudi- Bangladesh Industrial & Agricultural Investment Co. Ltd. (SABINCO) and latermoved into Industrial Development & Leasing Company (IDLC). His career in core banking started then at the-then ANZ Grindlays (later Standard Chartered Grindlays and then Standard Chartered). Mr Rahman then moved to Citibank N.A, where he worked for about eight years. After a short stint as Deputy Managing Director (DMD) at Prime Bank, he joined as DMD at BRAC Bank in 2008 where he was promoted as the Managing Director & CEO in 2010. Today as the Managing Director & CEO of one of the largest private commercials banks of the country, Syed Mahbubur Rahman manages an institution with market capital worth more US$ 180 million with an asset size of US$ 1.2 billion. The exceptional aspect in his portfolio at BRAC Bank is the largest SME exposure in the country – one that is more driven by a mission of inclusive-financing yet ensuring sustainable profit. During his leadership, BRAC Bank‟s total SME portfolio crossed US$ half-a-billion mark, while achieving a retail banking portfolio of US$ 250 million, making it the 2 n dlargest retail bank of the country. Also during his tenure, the Bank has successfully spun off specialized subsidiaries such as an exchange house overseas (BRAC-Saajan Exchange) and a mobile-financial-wing bKash. The mission of inclusivity is yet reflected in the milestone of over one and a half million customers of bKash in first 15 months of its operation. Mr Syed Mahbubur Rahman is also an avid theatre-artist, a fan of Tagore-songs and an alumnus of Harvard University senior management program.

M V Tanksale Chairman & Managing Director Central Bank of India Central Office, Chandermukhi 11 th Floor Nariman Point Mumbai 400 021 Tel: +91 22 22024393 Fax: +91 22 22028122 Email: Web:

M V Tanksale is the Chairman & Managing Director of Central Bank of India who holds bachelor degree in Science, a Master degree in English Literature and professional credentials like Fellow member of the Institute of Cost Accountants of India (FCMA); Company Secretary (Inter) of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India; CAIIB.

Central Bank of India is one of leading Nationalised Bank of the country with total business of 357000 crore. The Bank is involved in various B F S I activities. Tanksale is responsible for its overall BFSI activities. Apart from this he holds a number of positions in various organizations such as the chairman of H R Committee of Indian Banks Association, Member of Board of Life Insurance Corporation of India, Member of Board of Indo Zambia Bank Ltd. He is also ex-officio Chairman of Cent Bank Home Finance Limited and Cent Bank Financial Services Ltd. His passion for Sports, Music, Reading & Travelling is also dedicated as much as he does for his professional life.

Tushar K Jani Chairman SCA Group of Companies 201 Navratan Building 69 P Dmello Road Mumbai - 400 009, India. Tel : +91 22 2348 2640 / 4353 0000 Fax : +91 22 2348 2233 Email : Web :

Tushar Jani is the Founder Chairman of Blue Dart Express Limited, the premier International and Domestic Courier Company, which was taken over by DHL Express (Singapore) Pte.Ltd in March, 2005. Presently, he is the Chairman of Blue Dart Aviation Limited, the first private air cargo carrier in India having its own fleet of seven aircrafts. He has over 31 years of experience in the Ship ping and Transport Industry, and pioneered inland logistics of sea freight containers to manufacturers. After finishing his Bachelor of Science degree with Honours from Mumbai University, he joined the 80 year old family business of Clearing & Freight Forwarding as a Management Trainee in 1975. Soon, he turned the business around and became one of the most prominent personalities in the field. In 1979, Tushar started an Air Cargo operation for small parcels, then a relatively unknown business activity in India. Egged on by its success, Tushar set up Blue Dart Express in 1983 in partnership with two of his friends. With his able leadership and vision, the company became extremely successful almost overnight. An innovative entrepreneur at heart, Tushar has envisioned, founded and mentored numerous companies. Through his companies, Ritu Freight Pvt. Ltd and Nijoy Freight Systems Pvt. Ltd., Tushar and his team of professionals undertake representation and operations of various shipping lines in ports and ICD locations across the country. Today, they represent five shipping lines, one of them being Maersk Line.He also co-founded the NVOCC business – Swift Freight (P) Ltd. Swift Freight was the first of its kind to start business in United States with FMC registration and has offices across the country. He is the Founder Chairman of the Express Industry Council of India, which is an association of all companies in the business of Courier and Express Cargo. He was also responsible for the setting up of the Domestic Courier Common-user Terminals at the Mumbai, Delhi, Calcutta and Chennai Airports, and the International Courier Common-user Terminals at Mumbai and Delhi Airports, a firsttime private-public partnership. His efforts have resulted in making the Expre ss Industry Council of India the first private custodian of courier loads, with management control over operations. Currently, Tushar is the Chairman of Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), Western Region Logistics Sub-Committee and the Immediate Past President of the Association of Multimodal Transport Operators of India (AMTOI). He was the Chairman of CII National Committee on Logistics as also the Chairman of the Maharashtra State Council of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) for the year 2000 – 2001. He is very actively involved in various social welfare projects – the Tuberculosis Research Centre at Bhavnagar, rehabilitation programs for the earthquake-affected people in Gujarat and upliftment of rural areas in Sihor Dist, Bhavnagar.

T S Vishwanath Principal Advisor APJ-SLG Law Offices F-21, Geetanjali Enclave New Delhi, Pin-110017 Tel : +91 11-2669 2007-8 Fax : +91 11 2669 1878 Email : Web :

Mr Vishwanath is the Principal Adviser with APJ-SLG Law Offices since April 2009. He works closely with government and industry in India on impact of multilateral and bilat eral trade agreements and global economic policies for industry. The core area of work for Mr. Vishwanat h is analyzing the impact of regulations and government policies across the globe that impact global trade in agriculture, marine and industrial products. APJ-SLG has been retained to assist the Department of Commerce, Government of India on Sanitary and Phytosanitary (SPS) measures and food regulations across the globe since January 2010. Mr. Vishwanath has been working on trade and economic policy issues since 1989. He work ed very closely with industry in India on bilat eral, multilateral and other trade policy issues as part of International Trade Policy Division in the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) which he joined in 1999. From 2003 to 2005 he was posted in Geneva, Switzerland as Head- CII Geneva Office to follow the Doha Round of negotiations of the WTO and provide inputs to negotiat ors on the Indian industry position for the Doha Round. He returned to Head the Int. Trade Policy Division of CII and was Senior Director and Head of the International Division and the Int. Trade Policy Division before moving to APJ-SLG. As Head of International Trade Policy Division in CII he has also been part of the Indian government team for some of the FTA negotiations. Before joining CII, Mr Vishwanath was an economic journalist for over 12 years covering trade and economic policy issues for The Economic Times, Financial Express and the Hindu Business Line.

Wilfried Aulbur Managing Partner Roland Berger Strategy Consultants Pvt. Ltd. Level 2, Kalpataru Synergy Opp. Grand Hyatt, Santacruz East Mumbai - 400 055. India Tel : +91 22 3953 7501 Email : Web :

Dr Wilfried Aulbur is the Managing Partner of Roland Berger Strategy Consultants in India. His industry focus is Automotive, engineered products and high technology companies, as wel l as Engineering and IT service companies. However, he has worked in other areas such as Consumer Goods & Retail and Energy, Chemical & Utilities as well. He works on issues of strategic relevance such as market entry into India as well as out of India int o 2nd and 1st hemisphere markets, product portfolio optimization, M&A, etc. Besides strategy, his work in India is focused on operations, e.g., lean manufacturing and operational performance improvement or restructuring. Prior to his work with Roland Berger, he was the Managing Director and CEO of Mercedes-Benz India and responsible for the passenger cars, trucks and buses. He has held various roles in SIAM as well as the Indo-German Chamber of Commerce. Besides having worked in India for 8 years, he has 10 year experience in the United States as well as substantial work experience in various European markets.

Zubin R Kabraji Regional Director - Pune Indo-German Chamber of Commerce 710 Nucleus Mall 1 Church Road Pune 411 001, India Tel : +91 20 4104 7100 Fax : +91 20 4104 7117 Email : Web :

Mr Zubin is the son of the late Major General R Z Kabraji, AVSM, Ex Hon ADC General to the President of India. Has had a distinguished career with many companies and organizations; in 1980 at the Warrior Electronics as Administrative Officer; between 1981 and 1984 with Emvik Group Of Companies as Administrative Officer of Steel Fabrication; between 1984 and 1988 with the Trinity Forge Pvt. Ltd in their domestic sales division. Apart from handling office routine for the Department, he was also in charge of selling to and servicing two major clients of the organisation, viz., Bajaj Auto Limited and Kirloskar Oil Engines. Between October 1993 and November 2002, he was with the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) as Deputy Director in-charge of the Pune Zonal Office in Western India. After a full fiveyear term in Singapore, he was repatriated to India in September 1999 and posted to CII‟s Western Regional Headquarters in Mumbai. In August 2002, he was selected by the Government of USA to visit the United States of America as part of the United States Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs International Visitor Programme. He was appointed as the Secretary General of Indo-French Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Mumbai – the leading bilateral business organization for France and India and in March 2008 as the Regional Director of the Indo-German Chamber of Commerce in Pune. Pune is the largest German hub in India with 262 100% German owned companies. The task at hand has been to promote Pune as a German engineering hub in India and to ensure that all IGCC members are adequately serviced for information and activity. He is a keen sportsman, an avid philatelist, reader and is presently on the Managing Committee of Alliance Francaise de Pune.

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